Launch of IIT Kharagpur Alumni Chapter, UK

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Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 14:00
Announcements Details: 


Dear KGPian,

We are ready !  The IIT Kharagpur Alumni Chapter, UK  will be inaugurated on Friday, 12th May 2017 at an elegant London landmark, the historic Bentley ( We are super excited and look forward to meeting you. Thank you for your patience over the last many days as the logistics were finalised.


The event is planned as follows :


6.30-7.00 pm :               Arrivals / Welcome tea, coffee

7.00-7.15 pm :              Introduction to the evening & IIT Kharagpur today : A short video presentation

7.15-7.45 pm :              Address by the Prof. B Bhattacharya, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs and International Relations, followed by Q&A

7.45 -8.00 pm:              Election of Office Bearers

8.00 -9.00 pm :              Networking Dinner

9.00-9.30 pm :               After dinner tea/coffee/drinks

9.30 pm:                       Carriages


The evening will be hosted in the beautiful 1880 room at the Bentley, named after the date of the building. The cost of the evening will be £45 per person and will include dinner, tea /coffee but will not include drinks.  An adjoining bar can be accessed for drinks on a cash basis.


Please bank transfer £45 latest by midnight Tuesday, 9th May 2017 to the following account . Please mention name/ department/ year of graduation as Reference while making the funds transfer so that payments can be tracked. The hotel need final numbers latest by 8am Wednesday , 10th May 2017 and therefore sadly, payments made after midnight 9th May, 2017 can not be accepted. Apologies again but confirmation can only be accepted from KGPians who have paid.


Spouses are very welcome at the same cost, £45 pp.


Bank account details:

-       Bank Account No : 53945565

-       Sort Code : 60 60 40

-       Reference : Your name, Department , Year of Graduation ( i.e. Nikunj Mall/BT/2014) 
(Please mention your name/department/year of graduation as Reference while making the funds transfer so that payments can be tracked)

To Dos for you:


-       Transfer £45 per person by midnight Tuesday, 9th May 2017 (Email me if you are having issues in transferring on time)

-       Reply to me and confirm (Please mention if you have any specific dietary requirements like Veg, Gluten free, etc)

-       Send me an email if you want to be involved in the running of the chapter / organisation of future events

-       Be there on 12th / 6:30 PM


Launch of IIT KHARAGPUR Alumni Chapter, UK:


-       Date: 12th May 2017

-       Time: 6:30 -9.30 PM

-       Venue: Room 1880 at The Bentley , 27-33 Harrington Gardens, London SW7 4JX  (Telephone : +44 (0)20 7244 5555)

-       Per person cost: £45

-       Bank transfer of funds to be made latest by midnight, Tuesday 9th May 2017 with your Name, Department, Year of Graduation as Reference


KGP ka tempo high hai 


Many thanks

Best regards,
Nikunj (2014/BT/PH)



Great to see the IIT KGP Alumnii form a chapter that is distinct from the PanIIT Chapter .

Both should co-exist for different purposes.  All the very best . 

Roy daSilva ( Past President IIT Kharagpur Foundation USA)